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of an adjective or adverb) expressing the highest or a very high degree of a quality (e.g., bravest, most fiercely ). While some might not agree that DAN WESSON are of that description, I've liked them since before CZ-USA took over. DAN WESSON CBOB:Being a COLT 1911 guy up to then, my first DW 1911 was a stainless CBOB with Hakan Pek custom grips. It shot great, but I did find very quickly I might add, that it was pretty heavy for CCW use. Myself, having come away from 2 years of carrying the big 97B .45 auto. Just couldn't grin and bear the weight of the CBOB, no matter how much I liked it and how sweet it shot for both myself and Nancy. Cheap Blazer and even Wolf ammo couldn't choke it, and Double Tap was accurate to the extreme! FAST FORWARD: About6 months ago I had a good look at my small collection of pistols and revolvers. I'd went the gauntlet from Glocks, to Rugers, to CZs, and Magnum Research (MDE, Baby Eagle) to no avail. My early years with a CO…

New models for 2015!

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HI guys. Among the new models for 2015 in the Dan Wesson and CZ/CZ-USA product lines. There is the Very First pistol from CZ that's Made In America. A basic, no- frills 1911-A1!: There, a clearly some upgrades over your GI Model 1911, or 1911-A1 pistols, but the $849 Retail price makes it far more affordable for most folks than a DAN WESSON 1911. Here is what CZ-USA has to say about it: "2015 brings the launch of the first pistol made in the USA that bears the CZ name. The CZ 1911 A1 is an homage to the past, a 5” government sized model built as a modern incarnation of the original 1911 A1. That original was adopted into US service in 1924, ‘improving’ on John Moses Browning’s original design. Our version makes several small ‘improvements’ as well, swapping the checkered plastic grips for checkered walnut, adding serrated slide stop, magazine catch and mainspring housing and using a stainless steel barrel. For the sake of the shooter, we elected to forgo the lanyard l…